Substance Use at School Tied to Risk of Depression
Substance Use at School Tied to Risk of Depression, Suicide Attempts
May 4, 2014
When teens are caught drinking or using marijuana at school, it is a sign they need help, according to new research. That’s because using at school was found to be associated with increased odds of depression, intimate partner violence and attempted suicide. “At-school substance use is not just an isolated event requiring simple disciplinary action, but an important signal identifying teens in need of urgent psychosocial assessment and support,” said lead author of this new study.
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